As the inventor of postage stamps GB is allowed by the UPU to issue stamps without country name. The Sovereign's image is, however, allways included.

1840 ->

Country/regional definitives issued for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireleand, Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man are valid for postage throughout he United Kingdom, but mainly listed under the respective countries. Items with mixed stamps from various countries/regions and/or ordinary GB stamps are listed under all applicable countries/regions.

From 1840: 1 Pound = 20 Shillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence
From 1970: 1 Pound (GBP) = 100 Pence
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Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
21 March 2006 - Ice Age Animals

GB20060321 ST 1st 1 Stamp 1st
(0.30 on issue)
Sabre-toothed Cat
MI 2391

FDC inlay
GB20060321 FDC 1st__2_89 First day cover 1st
(1st (0.30 on issue)
+ 0.42
+ 0.47
+ 0.68
+ 1.12)
Sabre-toothed Cat (on one stamp, postmark, and in cachet)
Official FDC with
GB20060321 ST 1st 1
and the other 4 stamps in set
GB20060321 FDP MK3 First day postmark - Sabre-toothed Cat
Bletchley Park Post Office, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
21 March 2006
GB20060321 FDP NR33 First day postmark - Sabre-toothed Cat
"Ice Age Animals"
Pakefield, Lowestoft
21 March 2006
GB20060321 MISC PHQ 1 Un-franked postcard / PHQ Card - Sabre-toothed Cat
PHQ-card showing
GB20060321 ST 1st 1

Compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information from Ron Berger and the CollectGBStamps website.
Latest update: 31 October, 2023